Formal Spoken Arabic: Basic Course, Part 1

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Georgetown University Press, 1990 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 412 pages
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Using a field-tested, non-grammar-based approach, this book teaches a standardized variant of spoken Arabic and introduces beginning students to standard Arabic orthography.

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Contents

Heads of State
1
Cities and Countries
12
Official Titles
23
Geography
36
Systems of Government
50
Review
64
Geography II
71
Lost Luggage
87
Seeking and Giving Information
172
Personal Needs and Family
201
Review
231
Handling a Problem
248
Eating
271
Bargaining and Buying
294
Arabic English Glossary
313
EnglishArabic Glossary
359

Getting Acquainted
117
Establishing Common Ground
144
Appendix 1
409
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About the author (1990)

Karin C. Ryding is Sultan Qaboos bin Said Professor Emerita of Arabic Linguistics at Georgetown University, where she taught Arabic linguistics for over twenty years.

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